Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.51°NLon: -114.22°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.36 in (1033.5 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 11:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Challis ID

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Light southwest wind.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Light southwest wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Challis ID
 44.51°N 114.22°W (Elev. 5151 ft)
2:02 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
12am MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 11, 2016
 
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